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Equilibrium nearshore slopes and cross-shore velocity asymmetry.

Philip Daniel Osborne

Equilibrium nearshore slopes and cross-shore velocity asymmetry.

by Philip Daniel Osborne

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The evolution and utilization of estuarine and coastal regions are greatly restricted by sediment problems. This thesis aims to better understand fine sediment transport under combined action of waves and currents, especially in the wave-current bottom boundary layer (BBL). Landslides occur either on steep and on gentle slopes between ~ and mwd (meters water depth) in the study area, which has a total extent of ~85 km × 82 km. Scar concentration is higher in the middle- and lower-slope, whereas the thickest debris deposits are found in the slope basin area - Lebre Basin (LB).

The book is organized into four parts: (1) an overview of coastal engineering using case studies to illustrate problems; (2) a consideration of the hydrodynamics of the coastal zone reviewing storm surges, water waves, and low-frequency motions within the nearshore and surf zone; (3) a discussion of coastal responses, including equilibrium. Simulation results for the DUCK’ 94 experiment agree closely with measured profiles of cross-shore and longshore velocity data from Garcez-Faria et al. (, ). Diagnostic simulations showed that the nonlinear processes of wave roller generation and wave-induced mixing are important for the accurate simulation of surf zone flows.

  On the dynamics of "almost equilibrium" beaches in semi-sheltered bays along the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland. In: Harff, Jan; Björck, Svante; Hoth, Peer (Ed.). The Baltic Sea Basin (−). Bibliographia Humboldtiana Publications Earth sciences Abdel-Hamid, Ayman Field of research: Physical geography Host: Dr. Harald Kehl Technische Universität Berlin Ayman Abdel-Hamid, Olena Dubovyk, Islam Abou El-Magd, Gunter Menz: Mapping mangroves extents on the Red Sea coastline in Egypt using polarimetric SAR and high resolution optical remote sensing data.


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Equilibrium nearshore slopes and cross-shore velocity asymmetry by Philip Daniel Osborne Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nearshore morphological modelling is challenging due to complex feedback between hydrodynamics, sediment transport and morphology bridging scales from seconds to years.

Such modelling is, however, needed to assess long-term effects of changing climates on coastal environments, for example. Due to computational efficiency, the sediment transport driven by Cited by: 3.

Surf zone cross-shore boundary layer velocity asymmetry and skewness: An experimental study on a mobile bed Article in Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans (4). Bar-generating cross-shore flow mechanisms on a beach Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres 94(C4).

Title: Coastal Engineering Buy E-book $ Add to cart. The beach (or shore) zone of unconsolidated material that extends from the mean low water line to the place where there is a marked change in material or physiographic form (e.g.

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The beach or shore can be divided in the. Cross-shore transport contributed the majority of the losses from the initial nourishment region. This transport was driven partly by water-level setup driven currents (e.g., rip currents) and increased velocity asymmetry of the waves due to the geometrical change at Cited by: 2.

Sediment transport rates by fluvial processes are proportional to the product of flow depth and the energy gradient, or water surface slope (Richards, ). Hence, sediment transport increases with either deeper flow or steeper slopes, and conversely sediment transport rates decrease in shallower flow or on gentler slopes.

Gravel beaches are an extremely important component of the world's coastline, especially in temperate to high-latitude zones. Understanding their morphodynamic behaviour and the palaeoenvironmental implications of long-term changes in their morphodynamics is also very important in terms of coastal defence strategies, since these beaches protect many low-lying Cited by: 1.

Coastal sediments are rapidly becoming rare materials and this leaves many coastal systems in a degraded state. The modeling needed to evaluate the existing state and possible measures, e.g. to combat erosion or to restore environments such as mangroves and coral reefs are explored and the state of the art and remaining knowledge gaps are addressed.

Description: The Journal of Coastal Research is the bimonthly publication of The Coastal Education and Research Foundation providing an international forum for the littoral sciences. This professional journal is dedicated to all aspects of integrated coastal research.

The journal disseminates knowledge and understanding of coastal areas by promoting communication. The cross‐shore and alongshore distribution of the low frequency velocities has changed considerably with respect to the initial conditions (Figures 15b and 15c).

In the cross shore, the contribution of the alongshore velocity component to the total low frequency motion has increased, with a maximum at the seaward side of the shoal.

i and j are the unit vector in the x (cross-shore) direction and y longshoree) direction, respectively, U is the depth averaged horizontal velocity vector, C is the phase velocity, Cg is the group velocity, o is the intrinsic angular frequency, and 4 is the wave part of the velocity potential at the mean water level.

Wave-Adjusted Water-Level and Velocity Forcing. Simulations for nearshore areas may have available boundary forcing information that does not include the presence of waves. The wave-adjusted water-level and velocity boundary condition modifies the prescribed forcing values to account for waves.

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Taro Arikawa Masahiko Isobe. MODELLING CROSS-SHORE BAR BEHAVIOUR ON STORM AND SEASONAL TIME SCALES FOR SANDY. maximum velocity become the horns, as sediment is deposited as the uprush decelerates. When it decelerates to zero velocity, it become backrush and returns to the sea, scouring out the bays.

At all times, the cusps are striving to form into equilibrium sizes, based on the regular dissipation of the various energies present within the system. This topic is about the consequences of high turbulence and flow velocity that accompany a fixed-pitch screw propulsion ship.

Propwash is the term used to describe the high exit velocity a propeller nozzle generates – and in the context of this piece – it is about the propwash effects on a marine terminal during the berthing and unberthing of a ship.

West and north of Britain, the HadISST data set shows an SST trend of – °C decade −1 over the period –, which is higher than the global average (Rayner et al. ; see Dye et al. a among several references). Thus positive temperature anomalies exceeding one standard deviation (based on the period –) were widespread in Cited by: 1.

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